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Plot: A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.
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|6.6/10 Votes: 330
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|N/A Votes: 1 Popularity: 1.24 | TMDB
Delicate but really pointless
Delicate but pointless little drama about an old widower (Stahl) who lives in a small apartment in Brooklyn (New York) and starts by an accident of fate a brief relationship with a troubled young woman (D’Abo). The central idea of the movie – a discussion about love, solitude, passion and desire – is developed with good style by Mr Balaban – he really knows the job – but the final result is shallow dialogues, unconvincing situations, all this marred by a complete predictable and not original ending.
I give this a 4 (four).
An Honest Review
Well, it IS slow. I read that over and over and over again in the other IMDB reviews and I am not going to argue that at all.
It is a slow film, but, I don’t necessarily find that to be a bad thing and in this case slow is more along the line of a movie that takes its time, and arguably has to given the budget. After all, this is nothing but story. That is kind of all they had.
It’s certainly a story driven film and that is in fairly short supply. There aren’t that many pure stories on the film any longer and since the Indie film market has all but crashed, they are fewer and further between.
And the story itself isn’t uplifting, but it is real. Sure, the circumstances are a bit beyond belief, but the characters themselves are certainly real, you can see real people acting that way.
I can’t go so far to say that it is heart warming. It seems like a mutual use relationship, in a way, but one that certainly comes to help each of the main characters through some rough patches in their lives.
I’m glad I watched it, I wouldn’t mind watching it again, but in the end, if you don’t have the patience to read a book you won’t have the patience to watch this film either.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 30 min (90 min)
Genre Drama, Romance
Director Bob Balaban
Writer Richard Bausch, Bob Balaban, John J. McLaughlin
Actors Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olivia d’Abo, Lionel Stander
Country United States
Awards 2 wins & 1 nomination
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Laboratory DuArt Film Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 200T 5293, EXR 500T 5298)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm